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Daughter’s Day!

  Rotary Meeting: December 15, 2020   PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) called the meeting to order and immediately passed the revered gavel to our Host for the Day, JAMIE FURLONG (Securitized Real Estate Specialist of Bangerter Financial Services) for the commencement of Daughter’s Day 2020. Banging the gavel, which was gifted […]

Rotary’s Response to COVID-19 & Virtual Meeting Strategy

During the pandemic, the Rotary Club developed a plan to help those at risk of losing their shelter and possessions before it actually happens. After thoroughly vetting the local nonprofits who provide emergency rental assistance, the board has approved our first grant of $2500 to Volunteers of America (VOA) to help Susan, the widow of […]

Foundation Day – An Opportunity to Celebrate Giving

  Rotary Meeting: December 1, 2020   PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) rang the Rotary bell with his gavel to call to order the first Sacramento Rotary Club of December 2020! PRESIDENT KEVIN mentioned that this meeting just so happens to fall on Giving Tuesday, a day where we encourage Rotarians and […]

A Walk through the Presidential Cabinet with Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky

  Rotary Meeting: November 3, 2020   ALLISON CAGLEY (Sergeant in Arms) (Executive Director of Friends of Sacramento Arts) thanked our Pulse Reporter, JOHN MCINTYRE. Our guests joining us today included DISTRICT GOVERNOR ELECT DESIREE WILSON as well as four members of the Rotary Club of Rancho Cordova. Thank you all for joining us and […]

A Lesson of Gratitude

  Rotary Meeting: October 20, 2020   PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) kicked off the pre-meeting with some fun trivia. How many questions did you get correct?   ALLISON CAGLEY (Sergeant in Arms) (Executive Director of Friends of Sacramento Arts) introduced RIVKAH SASS (CEO of Sacramento Public Library) who gave our thought […]

Virtual Sac Century is a Success!

  Rotary Meeting: October 13, 2020   The fall air was crisp and clear outside our Zoom screen boxes as PRESIDENT KEVIN SMITH-FAGAN (Executive Director of Fairytale Town) brought our meeting to order in celebration of the successful Sac Century Challenge which raised $108,000 for the Sacramento Children’s Home Crisis Nursery.   PRESIDENT KEVIN asked […]

A Visit With Our District Governor

  Rotary Meeting: September 22, 2020   Our meeting kicked off with a special musical presentation by WILLIAM SHUBB (Judge for U.S. District Court) as a welcome to DISTRICT GOVERNOR BRENT HASTEY. WILLIAM graced us all with an amazing medley of 1920’s songs performed on his ukulele. Aloha BRENT and welcome!   CLICK HERE to […]

An Update on Raley’s and the State of Retail Grocery in the Pandemic

  Rotary Meeting: September 15, 2020   PRESIDENT KEVIN (Executive Director for Fairytale Town) noted that 45 years ago last week, on Monday, September 5th, 1974, former President Gerald R. Ford visited Sacramento. President Ford was a longtime Rotarian and stayed at the Senator Hotel, where Eddie Mulligan, our Club Secretary, would have been in […]